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Best book events in NYC: Critics' picks

Poets House Showcase Reading

  • Critics choice
  • Free

All the poetry books published in the U.S. in the past year have been gathered at Poets House for their annual showcase, and tonight's reading highlights a few of the included authors: Emily

  1. Poets House 10 River Terr, at Murray St
  2. Wed Jul 23
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The Fourth Annual NYC Poetry Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

For the last three years, poetry reading series and poetically minded organizations—from NYC and beyond—have taken over Governors Island for two days, creating a stage for both celebrated and

  1. Governors Island Colonels Row Governors Island
  2. Sat Jul 26 - Sun Jul 27
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Guernica Summer Benefit

  • Critics choice

Guernica, the stellar online magazine of arts and politics, celebrates its tenth anniversary by publishing its first print edition, The Guernica Annual. Join the city's literati for a summer

  1. The Diamond 43 Franklin St, between Calyer and Quay Sts
  2. Sun Jul 27
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The Morbid Anatomy Anthology

  • Critics choice
  • Free

At the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Gowanus, visitors will find preserved snakes, false teeth, anatomical maps and other curiosities. Now, the musuem's new anthology collects essays at the intersection

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Mon Jul 28
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